What’s tennis elbow?

What’s tennis elbow?

Tennis elbow (also known as lateral epicondylitis) is possibly the pain and irritation felt on the outside of the elbow. Key facts: 1 – 3% of the population experience tennis elbow each year Only 10% are tennis players What are the symptoms? Pain on gripping...
What are trigger points?

What are trigger points?

Trigger points are specific and predictable points in skeletal muscles which can produce localised and/or referred pain. Trigger points not only produce pain but can also reduce a joint’s range of motion and cause persistent tightness. They often result after injury...
What’s tennis elbow?

Hamstring injury and prevention

Hamstring injuries represent 12% – 16% of all athletic injuries and have a re-injury rate of around 22% – 34% depending on which studies you read (Schmitt et al, 2012). What are the risk factors for hamstring injury? Poor flexibility Strength discrepancies...